Will Brooks lashes out at Bellator and Bjorn Rebney, says fighters sacrifice only to be taken advantage of

Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Will Brooks just won the interim Bellator lightweight title, but he's the latest fighter to voice his frustration with the promotion and Bjorn Rebney.

Following Will Brooks' controversial win for the Bellator interim lightweight title against Michael Chandler, Bellator's Bjorn Rebney stated that champion Eddie Alvarez was still able to request a fight with Chandler instead of Brooks. Apparently this was something built into Alvarez's contract, meaning that Brooks could have his shot at the full lightweight title delayed because the man he just beat will get first crack.

That led to Brooks going on a bit of a rant on Twitter last night, blasting a system he says he's determined to change.

Here's the complete Will Brooks Twitter rant:

Brooks joins a long tradition of Bellator fighters who have been unhappy with the promotion.

Alvarez had a long contract battle that ended up in court, Muhammad Lawal lost his mind on Rebney both before and after Bellator 120Patricio Freire has gone off about Bellator passing up tournament winners to get favorable match-ups, Attila Vegh claimed to be healthy when he was light heavyweight champion but was treated as injured allowing the promotion to book their desired Lawal vs. Newton rematch...and so on.

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